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Uber hails ex-Ofcom chief to help drive London licence appeal



News October 20, 2017


Sky News has learnt that Flint Global, a consulting firm jointly founded by Ed Richards, who ran Ofcom until 2014, is in discussions with Uber about undertaking advisory work for the ride-hailing app.The emergence of Flint Global'...

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Hurricane and earthquake disasters to cost global insurers $95bn, says Swiss Re



News October 20, 2017


The Zurich-based business put its own claims burden from the disasters at $3.6bn in the third quarter, including $175m related to Mexico.Reinsurers such as Swiss Re, Munich Re and Hannover Re are financial backstops for insurance ...

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Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for ten years



News October 20, 2017


The borrowing figure of £5.9bn - which excludes the impact of bank bail-outs - was 11%, or £700m, lower than the same month last year - and was lower than the £6.5bn expected by economists.It was the lowest monthly deficit for ...

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Boost for Chancellor as September borrowing lowest for 10 years



News October 20, 2017


The borrowing figure of £5.9bn - which excludes the impact of bank bail-outs - was 11%, or £700m, lower than the same month last year - and beat the £6.5bn reading expected by economists.It was the lowest monthly deficit for Se...

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Bank of England under fire over lack of diversity



News October 20, 2017


Just one woman currently sits on the Bank's rate-setting Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), whose members are appointed by the Treasury.Nicky Morgan, chair of the Treasury Select Committee, has now written to Philip Hammond asking f...

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